Doctor Xious Blends No.30 Midnight Stroll

Sweet dark Virginias mingle with Syrian Latakia and Perique to form this rich, dark gentleman's English for the evening out around town.


Brand Doctor Xious Blends
Blended By Xious Sonenberg
Manufactured By  
Blend Type
Contents Oriental/Turkish, Virginia, Perique, Latakia
Cut Ribbon
Packaging 50g Jar
Country United States


Medium to Strong
Extremely Mild -> Overwhelming
None Detected
None Detected -> Extra Strong
Room Note
Pleasant to Tolerable
Unnoticeable -> Overwhelming
Extremely Mild (Flat) -> Overwhelming

Average Rating

3.00 / 4





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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Oct 06, 2016 Medium to Strong None Detected Full Pleasant to Tolerable
This is a good, full English blend with some interesting flavors. It was gifted to be by a good friend. Obviously a bulk blend, it came in a plastic bag. It had a pretty earthy aroma in the bag, and the moisture content was just right. The first light brings about a very smokey, spicy taste. It is almost overpowering, especially first thing in the morning (I guess that's why they call it Midnight Stroll). As the bowl progresses, it really opens up and blossoms. Those dark VA's are sweet, earthy, and have great staying power in this blend. They take on earthy notes as well as notes of dark fruit. However, the Perique seems to play the major role of this blend with its peppery sweetness coming through on every puff. The Latakia plays a lesser role but adds a nice smokey backbone; it's just enough to allow it to be called an English blend. The orientals confuse me, as I can't really figure out what they are, but they add an almost cinnamon-like spice to the mix that really isn't sweet or bitter. I suppose they just play off of the Perique a bit more than normal. The nicotine content was definitely present and I always end up very relaxed smoking this blend. I compare it to Dunhill Nightcap in that aspect. I recommend this to anyone looking for a heavier English blend with a lot of character. Even though I prefer to start my day with blends like this, I can see where it would be the perfect end to a long day. If you can still find it, give it a shot.
Pipe Used: Brebbia, cobs, meers
PurchasedFrom: Gift from a friend
Age When Smoked: 1+ year
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